COVID-19 TESTING


Both offices are offering COVID-19 viral testing with walk-in or scheduled visits

Rapid Testing

  • Rapid tests are available at both offices. Due to changing legal requirements and to stay in compliance with the NCDHHS we have updated our rapid testing policy to provider-only visits for all patients.
  • The rapid Covid-19 test is now only available to people who currently have symptoms of Covid-19 or who have been exposed to Covid-19
  • Our rapid test is completed through the BD Veritor test.
  • Please note: a negative test does not rule out COVID-19 due to false negative results on rapid and PCR testing. Based on reasons for testing, our providers will discuss any necessary quarantine with you.

PCR Testing

  • PCR is a nasopharyngeal (nose) swab completed in office and sent to the lab to test for the Covid-19 virus.
    • This test does take time to be completed at an outside laboratory, with results coming back within 3-5 days.
  • We test for exposure to the virus and if you have symptoms.
  • Per NC DHHS recommendations all persons tested for Covid-19 will need to quarantine at home and will not be allowed to return to work.

Do you know the symptoms of COVID-19?


  • Fever, Chills
  • Muscle aches
  • Nausea and Diarrhea
  • Cough

  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Loss of sense of taste
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Nasal congestion
  • Low back pain
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    Covid-19 Testing Prior to Travel


    • Covid-19 testing prior to travel is self-pay only. Please review all travel requirements for your destination prior to being tested.
    • Rapid covid-19 travel test is $150
    • Send-out PCR Covid-19 travel test is $175
    • Please note we cannot guarantee that a person’s send out test will result in time for their planned travel date

    COVID-19 Quarantine & Exposure


    When can I safely end quarantine after being sick?

    You can be around others after:

      • 10 days since symptoms first appeared and
      • 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
      • Other symptoms of COVID-19 are improving

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    When can I end quarantine after testing positive for Covid but I have no symptoms?

    • If you continue to have no symptoms, you can be with others after 10 days have passed since you had a positive viral test for COVID-19.

    I’ve been exposed to someone who has had Covid-19, what do I do?

    • Stay home for 14 days after your last contact with a person who has COVID-19, stay away from other people, and monitor your temperature
    • Your local public health authorities make the final decisions about how long quarantine should last. Consider getting tested 3-5 days after exposure
    • Please note that a negative test result does NOT mean that you can end quarantine early

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    Covid-19 Trends in North Carolina

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